The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 24, 1948 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, January 24, 1948
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PAC* TWO BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEW? SATURDAY, JANUARY 24, 1948 Iwo on Train Others Threatened By Armed Pauenger WHti Mania to Kill IS, t I S" 'AMBKIDGE, . £*—An armed Negro who went berserk J*on a speeding Pennsylvania railroad 'IJtrain, wounding two passengers and ^threatening to kill another, was held ^o& an open charge of assault with j{itot«nt to kill today. !*'' Police said the Negro, who gave 'his name as Kenneth Short, 25, was x vsubdued by the husband ot one of ^hls victims after his .25 cnlber auto,){ matte Jammed. **. The two wounded, Mri. Mary Rl- iifld, », ol Cleveland, and Ira M. licrider, 63, of Freedom, Pa., a flag- T'rnan, were In Sewickley Valley Hos- Ijjpital, where Mrs. Rlfici's condition .w'was said to be "fair." Crlder's wound "not serious.' . ;{j" Another pmasenger, O. E. Walker, Oicf Australia, said he talked Short '•> opt of shooting him as the Negro sat I'/, holding a gun In his ribs, threaten- ">lng to kill him." '•''. "i killed a man in Cleveland to- j,day. Police have been hunting for JSfmt all day," Walker said Short told ffhim. "I may as well kill you, too." | (• According to passengers on the Strain, en route from Cleveland to f'i Pittsburgh, Short suddenly leaped !{tfrom hi* seat beside Walker and be- -*r»n jhootlng. His first two shots '"struck Mrs. Rificl in the thigh and vyCrlder in the leg below the knee. & When Short's gun jammed, Mrs. InRUlcl's husband, Samuel, knocked H»the Negro down, and another passen- ffftr, 3. 3. Hoffer, of Monaca, P».. [I! Jumped on him. Crlder pulled hlm- over to the emergency cord and Pemiscof Gets State Funds tor Use by Schools CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., J»n. 34—County Clerk Harold 8. Jonei has announced apportionment of taX.Slt.M ot itat* lundi to ihi varioui rural school dUtrlet »nd high school* ot ft mlicot County. Ol this amount, the high «chooU and consolidated districts received 1*34.30834, and rural tchooll VO.- (S1.M. CtrutherBVllle led the high tchoolj, receiving I31.UB.31, and the Pascola rural school group wa» recipient o! the largest sum In thli group, 15,120.06. Haytl topped the consolidated district* with 24. Apportionment* to the varloui •chool district! follow: Rural School* Bush, I1J40.TJ; Fourteen B«nd, »50188- Black Island, »M».83; Pu cola, »5,T20.05; Carlcton, »1,496.89; Chute Sixteen, 11,281.39; Folks Ridge, 11,048.51; Mound, 11>43.«4; Chape), »6«6J4; Canady, 11*03.00; McCariy, $1,183.96; Cottonwood Point, »l,e41i.«0; Douglas, »402.*2; Swift, >1,7B4.67; Hunter, 1640.12; Netherlands. 1484.68; Peach Orchard, 11,802.08; Flag Lake, 14»1.4ff; Darnell, 1507.21. Hlfh Schooli Holland Consolidated, 120,T«3.M TIM •unufxtun of ft Untie motor eat nquira* mori thu ft thou- wnd weldlnf opfrationi. CHURCH NEWS TABMO MKTaflODIBT CBUVCal •AT L. MelMter. »Mtw 1st, Jrd, 6th Sundays. Preaching Services, 7:00 p.m. Sunday School, 10 a.m. Second and 4th Sundays Preaching Services, 11 a.m. Young people, *:M p.m. PmOMIfiED LANU METHODIST CHURCH •ay 1. McLoter, pute* 1st, »rd, »th Bunoays. Preaching service!, 11 a.m. Sunday School every Sunday, M a.m. Second and Fourth Sunday* Preaching services 7:00 p.m. HALT MOON ASSEMBLY OV GOD Hayward, »12,436.92; Wardell.* 119.557.32 Concord, 15,532.61; ' Cooler, 113497.59; Deerlng. 122.140J1; Braggadocio »12,601.79; Steele, 126.5C6.W; Bragg Oily, 112,861.50; Haytl, *27,168.24; Caruthersvllle, 11*28.31. •Wiu-rtell also received 1*1146 for the building lutid. f* jerked It, stopping the train !K .the Ambridge sUtion. Police who took Short off the ain said he had a half pint of wine In his pocket. After he sobered I'D train ' 4' UP In Ambridge Jail, Short alter"" e his name »s "Short" and ''Sh»w," and said he was going to j»seek work In Pittsburgh, where his >"wif« and two children lived with iM en uncle. "*?' :" Portmatter Announces '^•Promotion for Employe *£ Wilbur R. Oenning hns been pro- t'i noted from classified sub-clerk to M clerk at the Post Office here, Post* r 'master Ross S. Stevens announced Jl'today. The promotion Is effective ilFeb. 1 and Increases the clericn '•"^complement at the Post Office to Is nine, Mr. Stevens said. (.'. Mr. Oenning Joined the Post Of- *flce staff as a temporary sub-clerk £!NOV. 30, IMS, following his dls >nch«rge from the Army. He was mndi tf a classified sub-clerk Jan. 11. 1947. He enlslted In the Army April «, i ennus. State Policemen . Arrest 1,956 as Drunken Drivers LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. Jan. 34. (UP)—The State Police of Arkansas made 15.28* arrests in 1947, of which 12.342 resulted in convictions. State Police Director Jack Porter made the statement In his annual report today to Gov. Ben Laney. arrests and convictions resulted in H73,W1 being paid in fines. The major offenses Included 1,- 96fl for driving while Intoxicated, 1,715 driving with improper lights, 1.111 for speeding. 334 for assault, •18 for assault to kill, 158 for burglary, 3M for distributing the peace, 32 for forgery, 240 for gaming, 288 for petit and grand larceny. 13 for :illeinpted murder, 18 for arson, 52 for robbery, four for kidnapping, 24 for manslaughter, 20 for murder, 16 for rape and 10 for negligent homicide. Liquor violations Included 20 tor cipcratlng stills, 2M for posieisins unstamped liquor, 76 for vlolatloni of beer laws, and lfl*7 for drunk- Sunday School, 10 am. Cbarle* Springer, superintendent. Morning Worship, 11 a.m. Evening Worship, 1 p.m. Wednesday prayer meeting, 7:80 p.m. CHURCH OF CHRIST E. W. StoTall, patter Sunday School, »:50 a.m. Worihip Service. 10:60 ajn. Bible Study, 8:46 p.m. Evening Service, » p.m. IMMANUKL BAPTIST CHUBCH A. M. Homton, pa>t« Sunday School, 10 Horning Wonhlp, ll ajn Training Union, 7 pm. Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night prayer ••nice, 1 pm. BcJttel »«aff,.r«, pwtw HomiDt Wonhlp, II a.m. Young People's Meeting, 7:15 pjn. •venlnj Wonbip, g DJU. •unday School, 8:44 a.m. MUMBCB NINE BAPTUT CBUBCfc Bevard H. Mini, puter Sunday School, t:*6 »m Morning Worship, 1) am. Training Union, 1 cm. •venlng Worahip, • pjn. the church of Christ, Stientlst, en Sunday. Wednesday Evening Meeting at 8 p.m. UU.Y ITBttET BAPTIST D. av meoaoe, paator Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship, 10:55 a.m. Training Onion »-.4S a.m. Evening Wonhlp 1:30 pjn. FLAT LAKE METHODIST CHUBCH Bay L. MeLester, paitor Every Sunday Preaching Service i:30 a.m. Sunday School, 10:30 a.m. Young People, «:10 pjn. CHURCH OF THi: IMMACULATE CONCEPTION BeT. Francli B. McDevltt, paitor Ber. Paul Bnjankl, ateUtant paa- tor. Sunday Mauet 7:30 and 10:30 Weekday Uastei, 1:30 p.m. TEMPLE ISRAEL Dr. Alfred Viae, rabM Sunday School, 10:00 a.m. Sunday 5:00 p.m., Memorial Services. ' Sabbath Services Friday night at 8:00 p.m. Social hour after services. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Rer. Harvey T. Kldi, paitor Sunday school, 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship, 11:00 a.m. Junior Choir, 4:00 p.m. Vesper Service, 6:00 pjn. Osceola Churches FIKBI CHRISTIAN CHURCH L. R. Btill Jr., pastor Bible School, 9:45 am. Morning Worship, 10:SO a.m. Evening Service, 7:00 p.m. Midweek Service, 7:30 p.m. ST. MATTHEW'S CHURCH Francis B. McDevltt, paitor Mass, 8:00 am. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH L. T. Lawrence, Sunday School, 9:ii a.m. Morning Worship, 11 a.m. Young People, 5:00 p.m. Wednesday evening service, T:30 p.m. FIRST BAPTIST CHUKCH RuMtll J, Clnbb, paitor Sunday School, 9:4& a.m. Morning Worship, 11:00 a.m. B. T. Union, 6:30 p.m. Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. Midweek Service, 7:30 pm CHURCH OF CHRIST O. C. Thompson, paitor Bible School, 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m. Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. Bible Study, Tuesday and Friday, 7:30 p.m. FIRST PENTECOSTAL CHURCH Norman Kent, pastor Sunday School, 9:45 a. m. Morning Service, 11:00 a.m. Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. FIRST METHODIST CHURCH Herschelle Couchman, pas(or Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Morning jcrvice, 11:00 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship, »:!» p.m. venlng Service, 7:30 p.m. FIRST CHRISTIAN CHUKCB Sunday Scnool, »:4S a.m. Morning W--sh<p. 10:50 a.m. FUST METHODIST CHURCH Allen D. Stewart, putor Church School, »:«S ajn Worship Service, 10:M> am. Senior Youth Fellowship. 8:10 pjn. IntermedUte Touth Fellowiblp, 6:30 pjn. Worahip aervice. 7:10 um. Cholr practice, Wednesday FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH E. CI. Hrown, paitar Sunday School, 9:40 a.m. Morning Worship, 10:55 am. Training Union. 4:30 pm. Evening Worahip, 7:30 p.m. Sunday School Cabinet Meeting. 6:i5 p.m. Officers' and Teachers' Meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Service, 30 p.m. •T. STEPHENS EPISCOPAL CHURCH Church School, 8:30 a.m. FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH RCT. Robert Jarjrer, pastor 8und~y .School, 10:00 a.m. Worship Service, 11:00 n.m. Tuesday, Adult Bible Class, 7:45 p.m. and wat discharged Oct. 16, Mr. Oenning served with troops Europe and was wounded In the ^.Battle of the Bulge on Christmas :wR«/iearing Asked in Case Divorce Decrees ff LITTLi; ROCK, Ark., Jan. 24. —The Little Rock Bar Asso- C^elatlon was believed, today to be tiiready to back Mrs. Ruth Wassell, Rock attorney, in her petition The State Police checked the lights on 13«,555 vehicles, made 108,385 light corrections and issued 110.392 warnings for minor highway infractions: They recovered *89 stolen automobiles valued at $517,819. petition (pound, Butch ^ifor a rehearing of the Supreme Court I gave it away. Meat Price War Sends Price to Rock Bottom ST. HELENS, Ore., Jan. 24. (UP) —When a meat price war drove hamburger down to 39 cent* a Butcher Roy H. Harrington CALVARY BA1TI81 CHIBCH 16th an* Chlek«ta«b* p. H. Jernlgan, pcstor Sunday School, »:lb ajn. Morning Worship, 11 'm-m. B. T .U., «:4S p.m. Evening Worship, ( pjn. Wednesday Prayer fleeting 7:30 p.m. LAKE STOUT METHODIST CHURCH B. H. Sierras, t*nut Church School, 9:50 a.m. Morning Worship, 10:» a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship, •:00 p.m. Evening Worship, 7:SO pjn. Prayer Meeting, Wed. T pjn. AS8EMBLT OF GOD CHUECH L. C. Ramsey, rasier Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship. 11 a.m. Christ Ambassador Se^lcta, 8:30 s.m. Children's Church, <:30 p.m. Evangelistic Services, 7:30 p.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SERVICES Woman's clubhouse, 1416 W. Main "Truth" Is the subject of the , Lesson-Sermon which will be read i in all Churches and Societies of kiiease In which tome 1700 Pulaskl J.';Chanc«ry divorces were invalidated, vv Mr». Wassell filed her petition yes- I'lterdny, contending that the high Jl'court. erred on seven counts when >^it set aside a divorce decree granted K(to her client, Mrs, Ruth Howell of ^Little Rock. ijj It was learned from a reliable resource that the Little Rock Bar was t-ipreparlng a petition In support of iitMn. Wa*»ell'» petition, in In voiding Mrs. Howell's divorce, |;the Bupreme Court held, in a four- ujto-two majority that It was granted Mfby a chancery court which did not '(legally exist. The court in question v : 4 waa created by the 1947 legislature wwnlch tt the tame time installed gfMrt, Ruth Hale a* tpeclal chancel- M lor KJ. Mrt, Wassell argues that the Meourt should have held that Mrs. r< {Hale was Judge "de facto" and that N-the decrees the granted should have •j-'been considered legal. "It might as well be free at just half free," he ttld when h« began handing out a pound to each customer- Harrington laid his fret hamburger offer had been taken up by about 400 housewives in two dayt. Two women even called up and aslc- hlm to deliver theirs. Elsewhere in this town of 5,000, sirloin steaks was selling for 45 cent* a pound-,, pot roast tor 39 and picnic hams for 45 centa. 27,000 Venereeo/ Diieaie Cases Found in State LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan, 34. (U.P.)—The- State Health Depart ment revealed today that nearly 31,000 cases of venereal disease were reported in Arkansas during 1947. The greatests number of the cases, 13,178, were syphlllls, while second in number was gonoorrhcn. with a total of 7,165. BURUETTE CHURCH OF QOD E. E. Shaw, puts* Sunday Bcnocl, 9:4* a.m. Morning Worship, 11 »Jn. Youth Service, 7 p.m. Evening Service. I p.m. FULL GOSPEL TABEsVSACLK Vent Bowlln, tutor Sunday School, 9:46 am Morning Worship, 11 «JD. Young People, «:45 p.m. Evening Worship, 1:K pjn. GATEWAY TABCBNACU U O. Boraa, puter Church Service, 9:46 a m Evening Worship, 7:30 p.m. Church eervlce, Wednesday Friday. 7:30 p.m. ITKST CHUECH O* NAZABENB ARMY REBUILT SHOES The Better Shoei $3.50 Pr. Medium, Narrow, Wide 'GOOD'SHOES 2.95 pr. Others $2.45 and $1.95 Army Sox______29e Pr. 4 Buckle Arctics 98c pr. Army Rain Coati Small, Medium, Large $2.45 East End Shoe Repair 112 S. Lilly St. CLUB '61' Now Open Sundays 6 p.m. till 12 p.m. $ 1°° Per Couple CLOSED MONDAY (Except Private Parties) R. W. Osteen. Manager Spend back-breaking, brow- oerspiring days . . . enslaved by jour wmshtuh ... In an Inadequately heated, dismal unfinished basement? TRY! . . . bring your wash to our Ltundry. At the drop of a hat . . . presto! Sparkle— Clean wash and linens. Betteh than «v«r before I Blytheville Steam Laundry-Cleaners •lion* 441 • FOR SALE 4 Ft. Meat Case and Beverage Cooler Combination $192.50 Dell Scott W. Main Phone 2260 PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed Best Prices Kirby Drug StoreS YOU CAN DEPEND ON ME .... "You'll have to get up pretty early in the morning to find a mechanic that will take the pains with your car better than a Pontiac-trained mechanic like me!" "Let me do your Pontiac repairs at minimum cost." Smith Pontiac Co. 126 South Lilly St. Phone 4371 FOR ELECTRIC WORK *Coll 2397* —FOR— • Bob Powell • T. W. 'Hop' Neil We specialize In house wiring, farm wiring, mo- lor repair and appliance installation. . BOB'S Electric 500 N. Fifth St. Blytheville, Ark. City Radio -Service- Dial 2407 For Expert Repair* tU E«« Main 81 Felix A. Carney I FOR SALE Concrete Building Blocks Aquelia Water Proofing Paint 12-48 inch CONCRETE CULVERTS plain or reinforced Osceola Tile and CULVERT CO. We Deliver Phone 691 Porto Rico K1I.N DRIED SWEET POTATOES Delivered to Your Door Phones 4677—293(5 Buck Meharg Produce 441 E. 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SERVICE ON ANY MAKE OR MODEL RE- UABLE WORKMANSHIP. PHONE 2642 We call for and Deliver FRED CALLIHAN Electrical Appliance Co. Authorized Motorola Radio Sales and Rrrrioe 1H South First St. Don't put your foot !n It" till It's been re-soled, re-heel«d, pol- • ished by us! Hfl L.TCRS QUflLITY SHO€ SHOP IZl W. M « I N ST. MODEL iil l.dUnt H*iUr Hold i M Ibi of co* HUBBARD HARDWARE HUBBARD & HOKE HUBBARD FURNITURE Free Delivery Call PICKARD'S GROCERY Phone 2013 1014 Chickasawba I Have On Hand At All Times Several tractors and equipment . . . both new and used ones JOH21 DEERE. FARMALL and other makes. Also. I have for sale at all times 70 to SO head-jBi mules. Terms can be arrangSP Will trade for most anything you have. New Ford Tractors Ready for Delivery F. C. CROWE 1 Mile B. of Braigadocla The Right Place To Buy Your Car ... EAST END AUTO SALES Phone 4 . >1 503 East Main Street Clean U.ed Car,All Makes! First National Insurance Agency FOR COMF1ETE PROTECTION Phone 2311 108 North 2nd St. BILL WILSON CHARLES B1TTNER BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151

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